Current champions are going head to head with first-time finalists in the battle to be crowned the “best of the best” at this year’s Remarkable East Yorkshire Tourism Awards.
The much-anticipated shortlist of finalists, revealed today by Visit Hull and East Yorkshire (VHEY), is being described as “the most exciting ever”. Tourism bosses say it’s testament to the popularity of the region as a visitor destination and the range of what’s on offer.
Parents in East Yorkshire looking for activities to keep their teens and tweens entertained this February half term will be able to book their child on their very first driving lesson – from age 10!
Young Driver, the UK’s largest provider of pre-17 driving lessons, will be running driving lessons for 10 to 17-year-olds on Tuesday 11th February at the Defence School of Transport in Leconfield near Beverley.
A chef who has raised thousands of pounds for charity by telling the tales of a career which took him from The Dorchester in London’s Park Lane to some of the top kitchens in East Yorkshire will share his stories on national TV this week.
Derek Baugh, who won acclaim as Managing Director of Willerby Manor Hotel and as owner with his wife Lee of the renowned Manor House Hotel in Walkington, will celebrate the broadcast by ordering a reprint of “Memories of a Dorchester Chef and Beyond” to raise more money for the Daisy Appeal.
A soldier from Beverley has scooped the British Army Photographer of the Year prize for her outstanding work. Corporal Rebecca Brown, 29, who attended Longcroft School says she is overwhelmed and also proud to win.
Cpl Brown is based at Army Headquarters with the Combat Camera Team. Before joining the military she used to work in health care but has always had an interest in photography.
A £1.2m project to update two pumping stations that reduce flood risk and drain low lying agricultural areas into the River Hull is set to begin soon.
The Hempholme and Wilfholme pumping stations, which operate on the River Hull between Driffield and Beverley, need to be refurbished in order for them to continue reducing the risk of flooding in the area at times of heavy rainfall.
A Beverley-based fostering agency is celebrating after receiving an outstanding Ofsted report. Furthermore, this was the second consecutive report to find them outstanding.
Orange Grove Fostercare Yorkshire is responsible for respite range of services in and around Hull and the East Ridings. These include emergency, permanent, long and short-term fostering placements for children.
A new comedy by John Godber OBE is to open at Theatre Royal Wakefield and East Riding Theatre Beverley, before transferring to Trafalgar Studios in the West End in May.
Billed as a companion piece to the critically acclaimed SCARY BIKERS, which was commissioned by Sky Arts 50. ANGELS OF THE NORTH concerns itself with a failing Yorkshire Taxi firm on the run-up to, and beyond, the election of 12 December 2019.
Ice-Cream Tiki Bar in Beverley has been shortlisted in Mumbler Awards. Based at Armstrongs Social Club the Ice-Cream Tiki Bar has been named a finalist in the ‘Favourite Child-Friendly Eating Out Venue.’
Manager of Armstrongs, Sally-Ann Rena says she is over the moon to make the final. While she also expressed her thanks to all those who took time to vote for them in the poll.